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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    In a nation hooked on cars, a bicycle revival is just what we need

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Bicycle revival isjust what we need Ji Cheng has been the lanterne rouge- the red lamp at the back of the train- of the Tour de France. In the jargon of the annual race, ... of the peloton (the main bunch of riders) and before television cameras to help his Giant-Shimano team. If he completes the gruelling event by riding his bicycle down the Champs-Elysees in Paris today ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560057/nation-hooked-cars-bicycle-revival-just-what-we-need
  2. Comment - Letters

    Mui Wo police failing to curb illegal parking and catch burglars

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by LETTERS

    ... market. There have been sightings of officers sticking notes at the ferry pier stating that it is illegal to use electrical bicycles. But they never go into the villages to post alongside the bike ... and seem to be afraid of the local clans. They do not fine people dumping rubbish, building illegal structures, using electrical bicycles, parking illegally in the villages nor do they monitor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1575675/mui-wo-police-failing-curb-illegal-parking-and-catch-burglars
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Bicycles part of the transport solution

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Bicycles part of the transport solution Hong Kong boasts some of the world's most efficient and cleanest public transport systems. Given how small our city is compared to many major world cities, there is rarely a real need to own a car. Yet our private car fleet passed the 500,000 mark in March. If left to grow unchecked, it will hit 540,000 by 2017. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1230900/bicycles-part-transport-solution
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Make way for cyclists on roads

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Make way for cyclists on roads The outcome of a road accident involving a bicycle is inevitable: a cyclist stands no chance against vehicles that are heavier and more ... in Hong Kong as an alternative form of transport and part of a healthy lifestyle. Apart from being environmentally friendly and good for fitness, bicycles are an inexpensive and convenient way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1529590/make-way-cyclists-our-roads
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cultural district's bike-hire plan could be start of a revolution in cycling

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cycling deserves more respect Bicycle transport is a hard sell in Hong Kong, not least because of the government's negative thinking on its role as a people mover ... District becomes better known. That, admittedly, is some way off. But the district authority's long-term vision is of thousands of visitors getting about the extensive site on bicycle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1484936/cultural-districts-bike-hire-plan-could-be-start-revolution
  6. Comment - Blogs

    Beijing's crazy, quick fixes for toxic air: canned air, bicycle-powered air filters

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:08pm by Christy Choi

    ... to design a bicycle that powers an air filter, as he rides through the city. Elsewhere in Beijing, billionaire entrepreneur Chen Guangbiao is taking plans to sell canned air seriously. ... to sell canned air last year, while raising awareness about the dangers of pollution from lead batteries on widely used electric bicycles. This time he says selling air is also about raising ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1140115/beijings-crazy-quick-fixes-toxic-air-canned-air-bicycle-powered-air
  7. Comment

    West Kowloon park needs a life of its own to attract people

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:49pm by CARINE LAI

    ... City's Brooklyn Bridge Park offers an excellent example of a vibrant waterfront park. It has barbecue pits and bicycle paths, children's playgrounds, even a tiny temporary swimming pool, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1578371/west-kowloon-park-needs-life-its-own-attract-people
  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 11, 2014

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:08am by LETTERS

    ... is a densely populated city with concentrated development. Due to safety considerations, the government does not encourage the public to use bicycles as a transport mode in urban areas. However, new towns situated in the New Territories or new development areas, have better conditions for the use of bicycles for short-distance travel. If the situation permits, the government will provide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1570879/letters-editor-august-11-2014
  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 14, 2014

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... who own luxury cars or rusty bicycles. The force’s website says that “the primary aim of traffic enforcement is to enhance road safety through the prevention of traffic accidents”. Why, then, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1573195/letters-editor-august-14-2014
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by STAFF

    ... The fifth stage of the world's most high-profile bicycle race will mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the first world war by rolling through the Belgian town of Ypres. King Philip ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549921/talking-points

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